From six to zero, the Dutch contingent disappeared from the Bernabeu in less than a year. TheHardTackle takes a look at how it all happened...
The much awaited final of the World Cup sees the Dutch flair pitted against the Spanish Armada in what promises to be an high octane match. TheHardTackle's Prasanna Venkatesh gives a detailed preview of the game.
The first semi-final between Uruguay and Netherlands was a scrappy affair, with the men in Oranje emerging triumphant to book a place in the final for the first time in 32 years. TheHardTackle's Prasanna Venkatesh gives a report on the match.
Netherlands and Brazil secured their expected victories, to book a quarterfinal date with each other. While Netherlands' result marked the return of Arjen Robben to the field, the trio of Kaka, Robinho and Fabiano conjured magical moments to douse the red hot Chile peppers. TheHardTackle's Prasanna Venkatesh looks at the highlights of the day's matches.
A day which sees the Dutch and Japanese looking to move into the next round while Cameroon and Denmark look to get their campaign back on track. Also, Australia will look to avoid an early end to their campaign as they take on Ghana. THT's Nipun Malhotra takes a look at what's in store on Day 9...
Usually, one man is never the reason for his team's glory. He always needs a 'partner in crime' to help him out. Together, they might conquer the world! TheHardTackle's Somnath Sengupta picks out ten potentially devastating partnerships to look forward to in South Africa..
It's the stuff of legends. The master identifies a young, precocious talent and spurs him on toward great things. Years pass, and their paths cross again - but this time, both master and disciple are on opposite sides. Has the disciple superseded the master in the art, or does the master possess one final trick up his sleeve? Join TheHardTackle as we look at what could happen when van Gaal meets Mourinho in Madrid.